Kimberly Beck

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Kimberly Beck
Born (1956-01-09) January 9, 1956 (age 60)
Glendale, California, US
Other names Kimberly Beck-Hilton
Education Glendale High School
Occupation Actress
Years active 1958–2013
Spouse(s) William Barron Hilton, Jr. (m. 1978–85) (divorced)
Jason Clark (m. 1988)

Kimberly Beck (born January 9, 1956) is a former American model and actress with more than 60 television and film credits.

Life and career[edit]

Beck starred in such movies as Massacre at Central High, Roller Boogie, and Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter.[1] Among her notable television credits are General Hospital, Capitol (billed as Kimberly Beck-Hilton), Fantasy Island, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (as one side of a Jekyll-and-Hyde character, whose counterpart was played by Trisha Noble), Westwind, "The Brady Bunch (1973)", Dynasty, Lucas Tanner and Peyton Place (as the character Kim Schuster).[2] As a child, she appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie and television commercials for such products as Mattel Toymakers Barbie and Chatty dolls. She had a very brief appearance in The Munsters as a transformed Eddie Munster after Eddie drank the rest of Grandpa's Texas Playgirl Potion in season 1, episode 33 entitled "Lily Munster, Girl Model". She starred in the pilot episode of Eight Is Enough as Nancy Bradford, the role that, in the series, went to Dianne Kay. She also had a role in Rich Man, Poor Man Book II with Peter Strauss and a host of other well-received television mini-series. In 1968 she and her step-father Tommy Leonetti, then working in Australia, recorded the single "Let's Take a Walk", released under the name of "Tommy Leonetti and his daughter Kim".[3] It charted at #4 on the Melbourne charts.[4]

In 1988, Beck married producer Jason Clark and they had two sons.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1958 Torpedo Run Dede Doyle Uncredited
1959 The FBI Story Jennie Hardesty (age 2) Uncredited
1963 The Courtship of Eddie's Father Child Party Guest Uncredited
1964 Marnie Jessie Cotton Uncredited
1968 Yours, Mine and Ours Janette North
1976 Massacre at Central High Teresa
1977 Murder in Peyton Place Bonnie Buehler Television film
1978 Zuma Beach Cathy Television film
1979 Roller Boogie Lana
1984 Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Trish Jarvis
1985 Deadly Intentions Sally Raynor Television film
1987 Maid to Order Kim
1988 The Big Blue Sally
1988 Nightmare at Noon (aka Death Street USA) Cheri Griffiths
1988 Messenger of Death Piety Beecham
1988 Private War Kim
1989 Playroom Secretary
1990 False Identity Cindy Roger
1991 Adventures in Dinosaur City Chanteuse
1992 Frozen Assets (voice)
1992 In the Deep Woods Margot Television film
1994 Killing Zoe Woman Customer
1996 Independence Day Housewife
1999 The Secret Life of Girls Mrs. Buchinsky
2009 Heidi 4 Paws Clara Sesehound (voice)

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre Child #2 1 episode
1965 The Munsters Little Girl 1 episode
1965–66 Peyton Place Kim Schuster 34 episodes
1966 The Virginian Laura Tedler 1 episode
1966 I Dream of Jeannie Gina 1 episode
1969 Land of the Giants Giant Girl 1 episode
1969 My Three Sons Susan Crawford 1 episode
1970 Me and Benjie TV pilot
1971 Bonanza Girl 1 episode
1971 The Brady Bunch Laura 1 episode
1973 The Brady Bunch Girl 1 episode
1974–75 Lucas Tanner Terry Klitsner 21 episodes
1975 Adam-12 Jo Anne Thompson 1 episode
1975 General Hospital Samantha Livingston #1 1 episode
1975 Mobile One Marlene 1 episode
1975–76 Westwind Robin Andrews 13 episodes
1976–77 Rich Man, Poor Man Book II Diane Porter 15 episodes
1977 Eight Is Enough Nancy Bradford TV pilot
1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Sue 1 episode
1978 Husbands, Wives & Lovers Amanda 1 episode
1979 B.J. and the Bear Cindy Smith 1 episode
1979 Fantasy Island Cindy 1 episode
1979 Starting Fresh Stephanie Harvey TV pilot
1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Alison Michaels 1 episode
1980 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Vicky Bowers 1 episode
1980 Scalpels Nurse Connie Primble TV pilot
1980 Freebie and the Bean 1 episode
1981 Mr. Merlin Susan 1 episode
1983 Webster Molly 1 episode
1982–83 Capitol Julie Clegg #1 260 episodes
1982 Matt Houston Laurie Wildcat 1 episode
1983 Webster Molly 1 episode
1984 T.J. Hooker Linda Stevens 1 episode
1985 Hunter Marlene 1 episode
1985 Hollywood Beat 1 episode
1986 Crazy Like a Fox Stella Moran 1 episode
1986 The New Mike Hammer Lisa Burnett 1 episode
1986–87 Dynasty Claire Prentice 4 episodes
1987 L.A. Law Nancy Tritchler 1 episode
1987 The Law & Harry McGraw Phoebe Cabot 1 episode
1991 Sons and Daughters Blonde Girl 1 episode
1991 The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage Connie 1 episode
1991 FBI: The Untold Stories Suzie Emory 1 episode
1991 The Commish Michelle Carver 1 episode
1993 Sex, Shock and Censorship in the '90s Marsha Miller 1 episode
1994 Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero 1 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dread Central’s Final Girls: Kimberly Beck
  2. ^ "An In Depth Interview With Kimberly Beck"
  3. ^ Label shot at rateyourmuisc.com, retrieved May 24, 2012
  4. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2003) Melbourne Chart Book 1956-2002, Golden Square: Moonlight Publishing, no ISBN
  5. ^ Profile at Kimberly Beck Fan Site

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